Palm Beach County Green Markets are here! Some new faces, many returning, others are even asking you to get social! Head over and pick up some fresh produce like avocados, grapefruit, guava, squash, tomatoes, all in season. Pick up some plants, baked goods, or even down a mimosa or two.
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CENTRAL PALM BEACH GREEN MARKETS
West Palm Beach’s Green Market returns with 80 local community vendors, including 23 new vendors, bringing their fresh and unique products to downtown West Palm Beach. In addition to the fresh local offerings, patrons can also enjoy live music, unlimited mimosas for $10, free kids activities, and monthly chef showcases.
To encourage market-goers to “CrEATe Fresh” at home, the city will host a social media contest throughout the month of October inviting patrons to post their GreenMarket-inspired dishes on Instagram using hashtag #createfreshwpb. The most creative dish will win a cooking class from the Lincoln Culinary Institute in West Palm Beach.
Where: 101 South Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach
When: 9AM-1PM, Saturdays from Oct. 3 thru April
Visit the Lake Worth Farmers Market for local & organic produce, gourmet food, artisinal crafts and more.
Where: 1 South Ocean Boulevard, Lake Worth
When: 8AM-1PM, Saturdays from Oct. 24 through May
This new Farmers Market, will be offering fresh plants/flowers, fresh produce, fresh seafood, and other types of wonderful food and entertainment.
Where: Corner of Northwood Rd and Dixie Hwy. in West Palm Beach, FL
When: 9AM-1PM, Sundays starting Oct. 11 (year round)
Where: 1400 Henrietta Ave, West Palm Beach
When: 9AM-2PM, Saturdays (year round)
NORTH PALM BEACH GREEN MARKETS
Shop an abundance of just-picked, orchard-grown goods, a wide selection of seasonal vegetables and fruits, fragrant herbs, honey and homemade old-fashioned breads, pies, cheeses, sauces, handmade crafts and more.
Where: 10500 N. Military Trail
When: 9AM-1PM, Sundays May 10 thru Sept. 27 and 8AM-1PM Oct. 4 thru May 1
Harbourside Place Farmer’s Market reopens October 25th with more than 50 farmers and food producers from South Florida. Vendors will feature just-harvested crops including sweet potatoes, beets, carrots, squash and fresh salad greens loaded with nutritional elements. Growers and producers are present each week to talk about their products, soil, growing conditions and plant management. In addition to fruits and vegetables, visitors will find locally grown flowers, organic farm-fresh eggs, handcrafted cheese, nutritional smoothies, baked goods, jams and coffee. Fresh Florida seafood will also be featured alongside Florida-raised beef, chicken, lamb and rabbit from hormone-free, sustainable farms.
Where: Harbourside Place, 200 N US Highway One, Jupiter (along the waterfront amphitheater)
When: 10AM-3PM, Sundays Oct. 25 thru April 24
SOUTH PALM BEACH GREEN MARKETS
Find more than 65 vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare along with live musical entertainment each week.
Where: Delray Beach Tennis Center Parking Lot, 201 W Atlantic Ave
When: 9AM-12PM, Saturdays June 20 thru Sept 26. Reopens Oct. 31
Features locally-grown Foods, Plants, Specialty Items, Prepared Foods, Seafood, Bakery Products, Fresh Flowers, Orchids, Coffee & Teas, Soaps & Lotions, Candles, Doggie Treats, Pastas & Cheeses, Spices, Honey, Organics, Fresh Juices, Shells, Live Music, and more.
Where: Intersection of S Federal Hwy & SE Mizner Blvd
When: 10AM-Noon, Saturdays Nov. 7 thru May 7
WESTERN PALM BEACH GREEN MARKETS
Shop some of the areas finest vendors selling fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers and plants. Enjoy artisan foods, baked goods and a unique selection of artists and crafters. There will be a bounce house for the kids and live music from George Manosis for the opening weekend. Green Market patrons will be able to enjoy the park’s wonderful amenities including a cafe, a playground, a waterfall and an interactive fountain.
Where: Veterans Park, 1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd. Royal Palm Beach
When: 9AM-1PM, Sundays (Oct 18 thru Apr 24 – Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Easter Weekends)
When: TBD (Decision to be made approx mid-October)
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